Science in Action

Science in Action

New developments in science and science news from around the world, weekly from BBC World Service.

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  • Results from Rosetta; The Desolenator; The Sounds of Coral Reefs; Holey Ice

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    Rosetta's ROSINA instrument measures what water in Comet 67P's atmosphere looks like; Using the sun to make clean water; Messages behind coral reef acoustics; Ice with holes in it

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  • African Soil Report; Climate Defence Plans; China's Wetlands; Mangrove Conservation

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    Unhealthy soil prevalent across sub-Saharan Africa; Climate defence plans at a stand-still in developing countries; Wetlands are in decline across China; Important mangrove forests in need of conservation

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  • Air Pollution in Beijing; Preparing for Extreme Weather; A Hammerhead Shark’s Journey; 50 years of the IUCN Red List; Naked Mole Rats

    Thu, 27 Nov 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    10 days remaining

    What's causing severe pollution haze events over Beijing?; Resilience of humans to extreme weather; Tracking the journey of a hammerhead shark; IUCN Red List turns 50; Studying cancer with naked mole rats

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  • 20 Nov 14: Early Results from Philae; NASA plans for Mars; Agricultural Emissions; Twisted Light; African Engineering Prize

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    Philae's instrument detects organic materials on Comet 67P; Future plans for NASA; A Global look at Agricultural Emissions; Sending data with Twisted Light; African Engineering Prize

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